The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 107 96 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 26 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 1.57% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.70% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 28
Average daily rate
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£336 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +73.07%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 2771 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.80% 92.49% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1789 1173
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 196 143
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -2 7 £406 +25.00% 1
Wiltshire +8 6 £300 -25.00% 3
Somerset -7 5 £350 -3.44% 2
Bristol -1 3 £313 -24.24% 2
Dorset -3 1 £275 - 1
Devon - 1 £288 - 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 77 (67.54%) SQL
2 59 (51.75%) SQL Server
3 51 (44.74%) Oracle
4 46 (40.35%) Security Cleared
5 45 (39.47%) Oracle Database
6 31 (27.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (24.56%) SC Cleared
7 28 (24.56%) Oracle EBS
8 26 (22.81%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (21.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (21.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (21.93%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
11 21 (18.42%) ETL
12 20 (17.54%) DV Cleared
12 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (16.67%) Windows
13 19 (16.67%) PL/SQL
14 18 (15.79%) Linux
14 18 (15.79%) Migration
15 16 (14.04%) T-SQL
16 15 (13.16%) Solaris
16 15 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database 10g
18 13 (11.40%) Open Source
19 12 (10.53%) MongoDB
20 11 (9.65%) Relational Database
20 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.77%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (7.89%) Oracle 9iAS
3 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (24.56%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.88%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) SAN
2 3 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (51.75%) SQL Server
2 45 (39.47%) Oracle Database
3 31 (27.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (21.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (21.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (21.93%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (10.53%) MongoDB
10 11 (9.65%) Relational Database
10 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (8.77%) OLAP
11 10 (8.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (8.77%) OLAP Cube
11 10 (8.77%) NoSQL
12 9 (7.89%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 8 (7.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.75%) Toad
1 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) Web Services
2 4 (3.51%) BSON
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Open Source
2 9 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.02%) Clustering
4 7 (6.14%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.39%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.51%) Replication
6 4 (3.51%) NHS
6 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.63%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) Windows
2 18 (15.79%) Linux
3 15 (13.16%) Solaris
4 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.51%) UNIX
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.88%) SUSE
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (18.42%) ETL
3 18 (15.79%) Migration
4 15 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (8.77%) Database Security
6 8 (7.02%) Database Tuning
7 7 (6.14%) High Availability
7 7 (6.14%) CRM
8 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.39%) Performance Improvement
10 4 (3.51%) Use Case
10 4 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.63%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.63%) ITIL
12 2 (1.75%) Dimensional Modelling
12 2 (1.75%) Release Management
12 2 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (1.75%) ITSM
12 2 (1.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (67.54%) SQL
2 19 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 16 (14.04%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.51%) Java
5 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 28 (24.56%) SC Cleared
3 20 (17.54%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.51%) MCITP
5 4 (3.51%) MCDBA
5 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Degree
6 1 (0.88%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.75%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (44.74%) Oracle
2 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.39%) Sun
3 5 (4.39%) Siebel
4 4 (3.51%) VMware
4 4 (3.51%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec
6 1 (0.88%) McAfee
6 1 (0.88%) Cerner
6 1 (0.88%) CommVault
6 1 (0.88%) Informatica
6 1 (0.88%) Veritas
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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